Industrial action


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6 Jul 2016

Yesterday (Tuesday 5th July) witnessed a magnificent demonstration of teachers and lecturers in Brighton. Striking teachers, members of the NUT from this part of Sussex, …

6 Jul 2016

The biggest rounds of applause came at three moments. The first was when a junior doctor announced the result from their ballot – a 2:1 rejection of the government’s offer. The second was when Kevin Courtney, acting NUT General Secretary, argued that it was not immigrant children who were to blame for rising class sizes but government cuts in funding. The third was when John McDonnell announced that Jeremy Corbyn would not be resigning.

4 Jul 2016

Defend education from the Cradle to the Grave

Defend pay and conditions.
Close the gender pay gap and end casualization.
Solidarity with striking teachers and lecturers.
Join the pickets …

15 Jun 2016

Dundee UCU has voted overwhelmingly for strike action against threats of compulsory redundancy in the School of Humanities and against downgrading and job losses in …

14 Jun 2016

End the gender pay Gap
Stop the abuse of casualised contracts
The fight for pay is a fight for the future of HE
Click to download leaflet
Support for …

7 Jun 2016

For over a year, Newcastle University UCU has been in dispute with the senior management over a coercive performance management scheme called “Raising the Bar”.
On Friday …

19 May 2016

Published in the Guardian 20 May.
Sign on the HE Convention website
The Government’s White Paper, Success as a Knowledge Economy, views Higher Education as if it …

13 Mar 2016

Following the decisions of the FEC to abandon this year’s claim we are calling for support for an FE special sector conference to establish an …

6 Mar 2016

The UCU’s Further Education committee (FEC) voted on Friday, by two votes, to end this year’s pay campaign. This is a massive mistake.
The majority of …

26 Feb 2016

Huge congratulations to all those who participated and supported Wednesday’s historic joint UCU and Unison strike action for fair pay in FE!

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